Fishhook Removal (Fish Hook) Glossary of Terms

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Forceps: An instrument that has two blades and a handle and is used for handling, grasping...

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Infection: The invasion and multiplication of microorganisms such as bacteria, viruses, an...

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Piercing: Using a sharp instrument, usually a needle, to make a temporary or permanent ...

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Tetanus: An often fatal infectious disease that is caused by the bacterium Clostridium tet...

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Trauma: A physical or emotional injury.

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